Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
According to preliminary incident reports that were initially filed by Miami Fire Rescue on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020, six members of a construction team were injured after a crane malfunction caused a heavy load of rebar to separate from its hoist and fall onto the unsuspecting crew below – impaling two of the workers in the process.
A spokesperson for the Florida Department of Transportation issued a statement towards the end of July relating to the death of a motorcyclist who was involved in an accident that took place within Lake County. The reports say that the incident happened shortly after 8:00 at night on Wednesday, July 22nd and involved a single car as well as the motorcyclist mentioned above.
An ambulance traveling through Marion County was involved in an accident while transporting the victim of another crash to a nearby hospital towards the end of July. According to the reports currently available, the incident took place on Monday, July 27th, after emergency response crews had rushed to the site of a car accident sometime before 5:00 in the evening. At this first accident, at least one person had suffered injuries serious enough to require hospitalization. Paramedics then loaded this individual into the ambulance and then began to transport them to a hospital in the area.
It has only been a month since Disney World executives reopened “The Happiest Place on Earth” and welcomed back long-awaited visitors & vacationers since the coronavirus pandemic forced the park’s closure back in March. Unfortunately, the theme park had another setback over the weekend when one of its most popular water rides suffered a minor malfunction which sent riders scrambling to find safety.
It was a tragic end to the month of July in Seminole County after a group of young adults were seriously injured, one fatally, when their vehicle struck a tree along the side of the road near Lake Mary. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the force of impact was so extreme that it ripped the car in half upon impact.
According to the preliminary collision reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, two Orlando residents were killed and three other individuals were seriously injured after they were all involved in a five-car crash in Polk County over the weekend. Officials are still working to determine the events that led to this deadly incident which left two tractor-trailers and three sedan-type vehicles entangled in a fatal multi-vehicle accident.
It was shortly before ten in the morning on July 30th, 2020, when officers with the Florida Highway Patrol started to receive calls referencing a potentially fatal motorcycle accident that had just occurred inside Brevard County. Preliminary reports from the scene indicate that another vehicle in the area had unexpectedly pulled out in front of the 64-year-old biker, causing the deadly side-impact collision.
On July 27th, 2020, an Orlando man suffered fatal injuries after he was involved in a deadly wrong-way auto accident. According to preliminary crash reports from the Florida Highway Patrol working within Orange County, troopers witnessed this man driving his vehicle at an increased speed in the wrong direction down State Road 408 when he collided head-on with an oncoming pickup truck.
The months-long battle against the novel coronavirus rages on as the number of positive cases continues to rise in Florida and the rest of the United States. Mix-matched leadership, unclear guidelines, and an apparent rush to reopen have all been contributing factors to the devastating increase, leaving many Floridians with a substantial concern for the well-being of themselves and their families – especially those who are residing in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
It was shortly before 10:00 this past Sunday morning when local 9-1-1 centers first started to receive calls referencing a near-fatal bicycle accident in The Villages. Preliminary crash reports from the Florida Highway Patrol officers working within Sumter County indicate that this bike crash occurred on July 19th, 2020, after an SUV collided with the rider, severely injuring him.